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John Mason

M, #20301, Deceased, b. 1841

Parents

Main Events

  • Death: John Mason died in Denbighshire.
  • Birth: He was born in 1841.

Census

Census 1851John Mason Id #20,301 (Son) was at home on Census night 1851 at 3 Foregate Street, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Elizabeth Dean (Head of Household), Ann Mason (Daughter), Margaret Mason (Daughter), Elizabeth Mason (Daughter), and Sarah Mason (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,293, 20,299, 20,300, 118, and 20,302

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1

Citations

  1. [S5648] Census 1851 Cheshire Elizabeth Mason a. 37, Census Type: Census 1851 Cheshire
    Census Place: Foregate Street, Chester

Biography

Sarah Mason

F, #20302, Deceased, b. 1847

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Sarah Mason was born in 1847 in Bangor, Flintshire.

Census

Census 1851Sarah Mason Id #20,302 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1851 at 3 Foregate Street, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Elizabeth Dean (Head of Household), Ann Mason (Daughter), Margaret Mason (Daughter), John Mason (Son), and Elizabeth Mason (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,293, 20,299, 20,300, 20,301, and 118

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1
Census 1871Sarah Mason Id #20,302 (daughter) was at home on Census night 1871 at 33 Foregate Street, Chester; In 1871, there were two Heads of the household - John Pierce with his wife Elizabeth and 2 children, John William and Annie PLUS the other Head, Elizabeth Mason (John Pierce's Mother in law) who was a charwoman, and her daughter Sarah aged 24, a dressmaker.

Also in the household that night were John Pierce (Head of Household), Anne Elizabeth Pierce (Daughter), John William Pierce (Son), Elizabeth Mason (Wife), and Elizabeth Dean (Head of Household)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #117, 120, 119, 118, and 20,293

Original Documents, Source and Citations here

Citations

  1. [S5648] Census 1851 Cheshire Elizabeth Mason a. 37, Census Type: Census 1851 Cheshire
    Census Place: Foregate Street, Chester

Biography

Thomas Pierce

M, #20303, Deceased, b. 29 September 1816, d. 1893

Parents

Families

Family 1: Catherine Pugh (b. about 1807, d. 13 February 1878)

Family 2: Sarah Ann Whittaker (b. 1834, d. 1890)

Main Events

  • Birth: Thomas Pierce was born on 29 September 1816 in Chester.
  • Baptism: He was baptised on 29 September 1816 in St. Bridget's, Chester.
  • Marriage: Thomas Pierce and Catherine Pugh were married on 18 August 1840 in St. Luke, Bold Street, Liverpool, His father is shown on St Luke's Liverpool 1840 marriage banns as being a skinner ... this making Thomas Pierce [18176] as surely his father and his occupation as a skinner fairly 90% + certain. Young Thomas [20303] is described as a grocer.

    Catherine's father is shown as Lewis Pugh, a carter.
  • Residence: He resided in 69 Stone Street, Holy Trinity, Chester, Cheshire, in 1851.
  • Occupation: He was a tailor at Campbells Terrace, 5, George Street, Great Boughton, Cheshire, Engl, in Great Boughton, Cheshire, Engl, in 1861.
  • Marriage: Thomas Pierce and Sarah Ann Whittaker were married about July 1878 in Chester Thomas's first wife Cathrine Pugh died in February 1978. Thomas then married Sarah Whittaker around July 1878. Sarah appeared in the 1881 Census but died in 1890. No death event for Thomas has yet been found.
  • Occupation: He was a Methodist Lay Preacher at Liverpool in 1891.
  • Death: He died in 1893, at age ~77, I have no evidence of his death although my favourite 2nd cousin Margaret, thinks he may have died in Liverpool in 1893 which seems very possible.

Census

Census 1841Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1841 at Nantwich; as a Painter

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1851Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1851 at 69 Stone Street, Holy Trinity.

Also in the household that night were Catherine Pugh (Wife), Thomas Pierce (Son), John Pierce (Son), George Pierce (Son), William Pierce (Son), and Ellen Essie Pierce (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,304, 20,896, 117, 2,355, 2,356, and 2,357

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1
Census 1861Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1861 at 5 George Street, Great Boughton, Cheshire.

Also in the household that night were Catherine Pugh (Wife), Thomas Pierce (Son), George Pierce (Son), William Pierce (Son), and Ellen Essie Pierce (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,304, 20,896, 2,355, 2,356, and 2,357

Original Documents, Source and Citations here2
Census 1871Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1871 at 14 Garden Court, Chester; liuguygk.

Also in the household that night were Catherine Pugh (Wife)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,304

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1881Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1881 at 14 Garden Terrace, Chester; as a tailor. They are living in the same house as that occupied 10 years previously by Thomas and his previous wife, Catherine Pugh.

Also in the household that night were Sarah Ann Whittaker (wife)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #18,175

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1891Thomas Pierce Id #20,303 (father-in-law) was at home on Census night 1891 at 4 Bridson Steet, Rodney St, Liverpool.

Also in the household that night were Herbert Edward Williams (Head of Household), Ellen Essie Pierce (wife), Catherine Williams (daughter), and Herbert H. E. Williams (son)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #23,548, 2,357, 23,556, and 23,555

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 18:48:34

Citations

  1. [S5736] Census 1851 Cheshire John Pierce a.8
  2. [S5970] Head: Thomas Pierce
    Age: 45

Biography

Catherine Pugh

F, #20304, Deceased, b. about 1807, d. 13 February 1878

Parents

Family

Family: Thomas Pierce (b. 29 September 1816, d. 1893)

Main Events

  • Name: Catherine Pugh was also known as Catherine Pierce.
  • Name: She was also known as Catherine Pierce.
  • Birth: She was born about 1807 in Newtown, Montgomeryshire.
  • Marriage: Catherine Pugh and Thomas Pierce were married on 18 August 1840 in St. Luke, Bold Street, Liverpool, His father is shown on St Luke's Liverpool 1840 marriage banns as being a skinner ... this making Thomas Pierce [18176] as surely his father and his occupation as a skinner fairly 90% + certain. Young Thomas [20303] is described as a grocer.

    Catherine's father is shown as Lewis Pugh, a carter.
  • Residence: She resided in 69 Stone Street, Holy Trinity, Chester, Cheshire, in 1851.
  • Occupation: She was a cook in Chester in 1851.
  • Death: She died on 13 February 1878 in Chester.

Census

Census 1851Catherine Pugh Id #20,304 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1851 at 69 Stone Street, Holy Trinity.

Also in the household that night were Thomas Pierce (Head of Household), Thomas Pierce (Son), John Pierce (Son), George Pierce (Son), William Pierce (Son), and Ellen Essie Pierce (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,303, 20,896, 117, 2,355, 2,356, and 2,357

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1
Census 1861Catherine Pugh Id #20,304 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1861 at 5 George Street, Great Boughton, Cheshire.

Also in the household that night were Thomas Pierce (Head of Household), Thomas Pierce (Son), George Pierce (Son), William Pierce (Son), and Ellen Essie Pierce (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,303, 20,896, 2,355, 2,356, and 2,357

Original Documents, Source and Citations here2
Census 1871Catherine Pugh Id #20,304 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1871 at 14 Garden Court, Chester; liuguygk.

Also in the household that night were Thomas Pierce (Head of Household)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,303

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:27

Citations

  1. [S5736] Census 1851 Cheshire John Pierce a.8
  2. [S5970] Head: Thomas Pierce
    Age: 45

Biography

Sarah Davies1

F, #20307, Deceased, b. 1721, d. 4 January 1761

Family

Family: William ("Snellson") Snellson (b. 1721, d. after 1749)

Main Events

  • Name: Sarah Davies was also known as Sarah ("Snellson") Snellson.2
  • Birth: She was born in 1721.
  • Marriage: Sarah Davies and William ("Snellson") Snellson were married on 30 January 1742 in All Saints, Gresford.3,4,5
  • Death: She died on 4 January 1761, at age ~40, in Gresford.6
  • Burial: Sarah's remains were buried on 6 January 1761 in All Saints, Gresford.4
  • Biography:

    I am assuming that the Sarah Snelson listed in the Gresford Burial Registers as "Sarah Snelson Jan 6 1761 Burton Green " is in fact Sarah who married William on 30 January 1742.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:19

Citations

  1. [S436] Gresford Register 1740-72
    PD/34/1/70 on Reel 60
    Baptisms
    --------
    p8. 1 Sep 1745 Mary dau William Snelson of Llay
    p11 12 Apr 1748 John son of William Snelson of Llay
    Burials
    -------
    p. 72 6 Jan 1761 Sarah Snelson of Burton Green
    Marriages
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    p97 30 Jan 1742/3 William Snellson & Sarah Davies
    p100 7 Dec 1747 John Morgan of Wrexham Parish and Mary Snelson of this parish by banns.
  2. [S5975] Clwyd FHS List of Snelson Entries
  3. [S51] Gresford Marriages 1743 & 1748, Memo: Annotation: Gresford Marriages 1743 & 1748


    p97 30 Jan 1742/3 William Snelson and Sarah Davies
  4. [S404] Gresford Parish Registers 1714-1754 and 1740-72, Memo: Annotation: Gresford Parish Registers 1714-1754 (m.) 1714-1772

    Baptisms
    --------
    10 Sep 1721 Snellson William s. William Gwersyllt
    29 Mar 1724 Snellson Thomas s. William Gwersyllt
    7 Feb 1726 Snellson Elinor d. William Llay
    3 Sep 1727 Bennion George s. William
    2 Oct 1731 Bennion Jacob s. William
    19 Sep 1735 Snellson Edward s. William Llay
    16 Nov 1735 Snellson Mary d. William
    20 Dec 1736 Snellson James s. James
    18 Feb 1738 Snellson William s. James Gwersyllt

    Marriages
    ---------
    12 Jan William Snellson otp & Margarett Edwards otp Banns
    Burials
    -------
    23 Oct 1723 Bennion George bur. Pulton Pa of Pulford Ches
    2 Oct 1727 Bennion Martha bur. w/o George, Poulton
    12 Oct 1727 Bennion bur. d/o John Llay
    23 Jan 1729 Bennion George bur. Poulton
    9 Aug 1737 Snellson James bur. s/o William Burton
    12 Aug 1740 Snelson James bur. Pauper Gwersyllt
    3 Jun 1745 Snelson James bur. s/o James Pauper Gwersyllt
    20 Apr 1741 Snelson Margaret bur. Burton
    24 Mar 1743 Snelson Mary bur. d/o William Burton
    6 Jan 1761 Snelson Sarah bur. Burton Green
    Baptisms
    --------
    12 Apr 1748 Snelson John chr s. William LLay
    1 Sep 1745 Snelson Mary d. William Llay
    Marriages
    ---------
    7 Dec 1747 John Morgan, Wrexham & Mary Snelson otp
    30 Jan 1742 William Snelson & Sarah Davies
  5. [S49] Hayes Marriage Index
  6. [S487] Gresford Parish Reg Ba & Bu 1742-72, Ma 1740-54 Clwyd FHS, Source Element: R3-2970

Biography

Harriet Louisa Abell

F, #20313, Deceased, b. 1877
  • Consanguinity: Partner of James Roscoe Snelson (1st cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John Snelson)

Family

Family: James Roscoe Snelson (b. 1870, d. about March 1946)

Main Events

  • Name: Harriet Louisa Abell was also known as Harriet Louisa Snelson.
  • Birth: She was born in 1877 in Manchester.
  • Marriage: Harriet Louisa Abell and James Roscoe Snelson were married in 1899 in St. Mathew, Bolton.
  • Occupation: She was a cotton winder in Bolton in 1901.

Census

Census 1891Harriet Louisa Abell Id #20,313 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1891 at Horace Street, Halliwell, Little Bolton; She is described as a draper's assistant

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1901Harriet Louisa Abell Id #20,313 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1901 at Halliwell, Bolton.

Also in the household that night were James Roscoe Snelson (Principal)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #19,944

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1
Census 1911Harriet Louisa Abell Id #20,313 (wife) was at home on Census night 1911 at 5 George Arthur Street, Bolton.

Also in the household that night were James Roscoe Snelson (Principal)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #19,944

Original Documents, Source and Citations here

Citations

  1. [S5898] Census 1901 Lancashire James Roscoe Snelson a. 30, Head: James Roscoe Snelson
    Age: 30
    County: Lancashire

Biography

Mary Elizabeth Collins

F, #20314, Deceased, b. about 1836, d. about May 1870

Family

Family: William Snelson (b. November 1837, d. before 1881)

Main Events

  • Name: Mary Elizabeth Collins was also known as May Snelson.
  • Birth: She was born about 1836 in Ireland.
  • Marriage: Mary Elizabeth Collins and William Snelson were married on 15 August 1859 in St. Peter, Liverpool.
  • Death: She died about May 1870 in Liverpool She is shown as being 33 years old at the time of her death.

Census

Census 1861Mary Elizabeth Collins Id #20,314 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1861 at 70 Roscoe Street, Liverpool.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head of Household) and Fanny Snelson (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #13 and 20,315

Original Documents, Source and Citations here1

Citations

  1. [S5799] Census 1861 Lancashire William Snelson a. 23, Age: 23
    County: Lancashire

Biography

Fanny Snelson

F, #20315, Deceased, b. about July 1860, d. 11 February 1917

Parents

Family

Family: Walter Bridson Karran (b. December 1858, d. September 1933)

Main Events

  • Name: Fanny Snelson was also known as Fanny Karran.
  • Biography: After 1870 when her mother died, Fanny was raised by her maternal Aunt Fanny, nee Collins, b1830 in Ireland - and her husband Thomas Evans b. 1831 in Liscard.
  • Birth: She was born about July 1860 in Liverpool.1
  • Baptism: She was baptised on 19 August 1860.
  • Marriage: Fanny Snelson and Walter Bridson Karran were married on 10 October 1881 in Wesleyan Chapel, Birkenhead.
  • Travel: She travelled in 1901 to Liverpool at age 39y from New York in a 2nd class cabin on the "Servia" a successful transatlantic passenger and mail steamer of revolutionary design, built by J & G Thomson of Clydebank (later John Brown & Company) and launched in 1881. She was the first large ocean liner to be built of steel instead of iron, and the first Cunard ship to have an electric lighting installation. For these and other reasons, maritime historians often consider Servia to be the first "modern" ocean liner.
  • Immigration: She traveled to New York on 19 April 1903 on the Etruria (Cunard Line.)
  • Death: She died on 11 February 1917 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  • Burial: Fanny's remains were buried on 14 February 2017 at Montrose Cemetery in Cook, Illinois, USA.

Census

Note Fanny Snelson Id #20,315 (Principal) was at home on Census night; Lived in 1860 at 70 Roscoe Street in Liverpool.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1861Fanny Snelson Id #20,315 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1861 at 70 Roscoe Street, Liverpool.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head of Household) and Mary Elizabeth Collins (Wife)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #13 and 20,314

Original Documents, Source and Citations here2
Census 1881Fanny Snelson Id #20,315 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1881 at 1 Laburnun Villas, Liscard; She was living with her Uncle Thomas Evans and his wife, Fanny ... presumably Mary Snelson's (Collins) sister - which seems to stack up as Fanny was also born in Ireland.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here3
Census 1901Fanny Snelson Id #20,315 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1901 at Egerton Street, Liscard; She is living with her uncle (husband of her mother's sister) Thomas Evans, aged 69; I think the record says she is Married rather than being a Widow. Her husband Walter may have been away at sea as he was a merchant seaman.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1910Fanny Snelson Id #20,315 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1910 at Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.; Walter and Fanny are recorded in the Census in USA/

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 27 November 2022 13:43:00

Citations

  1. [S5894] FreeBMD Register
  2. [S5799] Census 1861 Lancashire William Snelson a. 23, Age: 23
    County: Lancashire
  3. [S5649] Census 1881 Cheshire Fanny Snelson a.20, Census Type: Film
    Census Place: Liscard

Biography